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Africa Award for Research Excellence in Space Sciences
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2021 RECIPIENT
Roelf Du Toit Strauss
Professor Dr. Du Toit Strauss became A prominent international figure in space research during his early years of undergraduate and graduate studies. During his first conference participations at AGU and Committee on Space Research assemblies he pres...
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2020 RECIPIENT
Olawale Bolaji
Dr. Bolaji received his Ph.D. in physics at the University of Ilorin, Nigeria, in 2013. His broad research interests include space, ionospheric, radiopropagation, and communication physics, while his dissertation research focused specifically on stud...
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2019 RECIPIENT
Andrew Akala
2018 RECIPIENT
Frédéric Ouattara
After a first thesis about the thermodynamics of African homes, Dr. Frédéric Ouattara chose in 2006 to focus his studies on the relationships between the Earth and the Sun. He participated in the International Heliophysical Year project and defended ...
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2017 RECIPIENT
Melessew Nigussie
Melessew Nigussie received his Ph.D. in space physics from Bahir Dar University in conjunction with the International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, in 2014. He is the first Ph.D. graduate of the emerging and rapidly growing space ph...
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2016 RECIPIENT
John Bosco Habarulema
Dr. John Bosco Habarulema from the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) in Hermanus, South Africa, receives the 2016 AGU Africa Award for Research Excellence in Space Science for his important contributions to the monitoring and modeling of th...
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